All local governments are required to ‘plan for the future’ develop and adopt two new planning instruments: a Strategic Community Plan and Corporate Business Plan. In 2010, the Department of Local Government introducedthe Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and Guidelines to provide the basis for improving the practice of strategic planning in local government.According to the Department of Local Government, the Framework:
The City took the opportunity to comprehensively engage the community to help decide the future direction of the City of Canning. The outcomes helped develop the:
Other critical informing strategies associated with the realisation of the community’s aspirations are Long Term Financial Forecasts, Asset Management, Risk Management and Workforce Plans.
For more information on the Integrated Planning Framework, visit the Department of Local Governments website.